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Job search study

This study focuses on the job search practices of different groups of benefit claimants. The project aims to clarify the differences in the job search practices of different sub-groups. The project involves analyses of LFS data and a literature review focusing on use of the Internet in job search, social networks and self-efficacy.

Final report:

Green, A., de Hoyos, M., Li, Y., and Owen, D., (2011) Job Search Study: Literature Review and Analysis of the Labour Force Survey, Department for Work and Pensions, Research Report No. 726

Duration: 2009 - 2011


Department for Work and Pensions

IER project team:

Anne Green (Principal Investigator)

Maria de Hoyos

Yuxin Li

David Owen